Category archives for: Mining

Ghana: Chinese Mining Firm Warns Illegal Miners

June 11, 2018//-The managers of Shaanxi Mining Ghana Limited, operating in Gbane in the Talensi District of the Upper East Region, Ghana  have warned that illegal miners in the area could lose their lives if pits connecting their mine are not sealed as ordered by the Lands and Natural Resources Ministry.

Ghana: 11 Illegal Miners Arrested, 158 Floating Machines Destroyed

June 7, 2018//-The Operation Vanguard team has arrested 11 illegal miners at Ayanfuri and Bawdie along the Tarkwa-Ayanfuri road of the Western Region of Ghana.

World’s Largest Mining Firms Post Impressive Results

Johannesburg, South Africa, June 5, 2018//-The world’s 40 largest mining companies have delivered an impressive financial performance in 2017, increasing revenue by 23 per cent to USD 600 billion.

Newmont Ghana to Comply with Ahafo Mine Accident Findings  

June 5, 2018//-Newmont Ghana Limited says it will address all findings outlined in the investigative committee’s report on its Ahafo mine expansion project.

Ghana Sanctions 3 Mining Companies for Various Breaches

Accra, June 5, 2018 – In a bid to ensure the full compliance of various mining regulations in Ghana, government has imposed a fine of $2,770,400 on three companies for various mining regulation breaches that resulted in the Ahafo Mill expansion accident.

Ghana Chamber of Mines Gets New Executives

Accra, Ghana, June 2, 2018//-The Ghana Chamber of Mines has appointed Managing Director of AngloGold Ashanti Obuasi, Eric Asubonteng; Senior Vice President of Gold Fields, Alfred Baku; and Vice-President and General Manager of the Chirano Gold Mines Limited, Adriano Sobreira as its new president, 1st vice president and 2nd vice president respectively.

Mining Sector Retains Its Position as the Largest Tax Payer to Ghana

Accra, Ghana, June 2, 2018//- Figures from the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) have shown that the mining and quarry sector retained its position as the foremost source of direct domestic revenue after it was displaced by the finance and insurance sector in 2015.

Ghana: 3 Operation Vanguard Soldiers Arrested for Embarking on Illegal Operation

May 31, 2018//-Three military personnel said to be members of Operation Vanguard have been arrested at Wassa Akropong in the Western Region for embarking on an illegal operation at a galamsey site in the area.

Ghana President Calls on Mining Coys to Produce Mining Inputs Locally

Accra, Ghana, May 30, 2018//-Ghana’s President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has called on mining companies operating in the country to begin producing locally, many of the inputs they import for their mining activities.

Ghana: Two Chinese Arrested in Amenfi Central for Illegal Mining

May 26, 2018//-The Western Forward Operating Base (FOB West) arm of Operation Vanguard has arrested two Chinese nationals at Bredi in the Amenfi Central District of the Western Region of Ghana on Friday, 25 May 2018.

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